NOVEL LEVEL OF ACCESS ORDERED BY COURT – SANDY LAKE FIRST NATION TO LIVE-STREAM BRODY MEEKIS HEARING LOCALLY
- Posted by Shelby Percival
- Posted in BlogsNews
May 5, 2021
In recognition of broadband and other challenges relating to community access to the upcoming May 6th Court of Appeal hearing in a case brought by the family of the late Brody Meekis of Sandy Lake First Nation, the Court has granted Sandy Lake First Nation Community TV Channel authorization to live-stream the proceedings for local residents.
A copy of the court’s order will be found here.
For Broader Public Access
The appeal is being heard May 6, 2021 beginning at 11 a.m. EST (10 a.m. CST) and is open to the public.
Falconers invites anyone interested to attend the appeal, virtually, at the coordinates listed below. Falconers reminds anyone attending the hearing of the legal prohibition against recording/photographing:
Unless permission is given by the court, it is an offence under s. 136 of the Courts of Justice Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. C.43, punishable by a fine of not more than $25,000 or imprisonment of up to six months, or both, to record any part of the hearing, including by way of screenshot/capture and photograph, as well as to publish, broadcast, reproduce or disseminate any such recording.
Attend via Zoom Video Conferencing:
Attend via Telephone – dial-in and enter ID and passcode:
Toll Free Number:
855 703 8985 (Toll Free)
Local Access Numbers:
+1 438 809 7799
+1 587 328 1099
+1 613 209 3054
+1 647 374 4685
+1 778 907 2071
+1 204 272 7920
(International numbers available: https://ca01web.zoom.us/u/g1dFzcnPc)
Telephone Webinar ID: 680 7430 0151
Telephone Passcode: 364063
For Further Information
https://falconers.ca/death-of-four-year-old-brody-meekis-ignored-family-asks-court-of-appeal-to-let-them-pursue-accountability/ May 3, 2021
https://falconers.ca/falconers-llp-argues-for-meekis-family-to-have-their-day-in-court-in-action-against-coroners/ January 15, 2019